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Last updated on - March 5, 2021, 4:46 PM IST
Lionel Messi is expected to leave Barcelona at the end of the ongoing season on free transfer as his contract will be expired with the Catalan giants.
The Argentine has already expressed his desire to leave Barcelona ahead of this season. However, after being forced to stay by the management, Messi took a u-turn to the club.
Lionel Messi has scored 19 goals in La Liga so far this season and is currently the leading goal-scorer.
Barcelona are currently second in the La Liga Points table this season behind Atletico Madrid and they have a chance to reclaim the title this season after a trohpy-less 2019-20.
Recently, Spanish newspaper El Mundo claims it has accessed the contract of the Barcelona captain. It further claims that Messi’s contract of €555,237,619 (US$673,919,105) over four seasons – is the biggest in sports history.
The Premier League giants are the prime contenders to land Lionel Messi's signature next season due to his relations with manager Pep Guardiola.
Paris-Saint Germain are one of clubs who can afford the wages of Messi and his friendship with Neymar might help the club to get the biggest signing in world football.
Despite not getting the desired results in past few seasons, Manchester United are still one of the biggest clubs in European football and they have the capability to bring Messi to Premier League.
Many football fans want Inter Milan to bring Messi to Serie A so that they can witness the Messi-Ronaldo rivalry again. Inter have tried to sign Messi in the past and have the economic funding to land him next season.
Liverpool and Chelsea are two of the biggest clubs in European football and if they managed to sign Messi, then it will surely boost their fanbase even more.
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